Accept, Almighty Father

Offertory

Accept, almighty Father, these gifts of bread and wine, which now the priest is offering for us before thy shine; but soon the word will make them his body and his blood, the sacrifice renewing, once offered on the rood. With these, although unworthy, some offering we make, but all we have, thou gavest, then … Read more

Bless Now, O Heavenly Father

Offertory

Bless now, O heavenly Father, your people gathering round you before your altar bringing our gifts: bread for your broken body, wine for your blood which heals us, and all the love, Lord, of our poor hearts. We, your people, with full hearts we ask you, O take our gifts, Lord, and make them yours. … Read more

Accept, O Father, In Thy Love

Offertory

Accept, O Father, in thy love these humble gifts of bread and wine, that with ourselves we offer thee, returning gifts already thine. Thy Son, the Victim and the Priest, through human hands doth here renew the perfect Sacrifice of love to render God our worship due. Behold this host and chalice, Lord, to thee … Read more